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Acute Retroviral Syndrome And Oral Sex

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What else could it be besides Acute Retroviral Syndrome?

I performed oral sex on a man of unknown serostatus eight days ago. He was well-endowed (10 inches) and the sex was a bit rough as he battered my throat with his thrusts. Ultimately, I was too slow in pulling off his penis when he ejaculated and got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...acute retroviral syndrome. There are gazillions of other conditions that can cause these very common symptoms, including anxiety.Oral sex carries only a low risk for HIV acquisition. PEP would not be warranted for this type of exposure.I would... Read more »

NEED YOUR HELP PLEASE!!!!!

DR. Had unprotected Oral with a female stripper On January 31st that lasted approx 7-8 minutes.... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Syndrome Symptom?

Hey Dr.My breasts feel kind of engorged. Could this be a symptom of ARS?I'm too embarassed t ask my... Read more »
Articles
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Retrovir (Zidovudine, AZT)

...to make more copies of itself. HIV/AIDS-Related Uses Zidovudine was approved by the FDA on March 19, 1987, with other antiretroviral agents for the treatment of HIV infection in adults and in children 3 months of age or older. This medicine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Retrovir

...primarily used in the fixed dose combinations Combivir or Trizivir. Since the approval of other more convenient and safer antiretrovirals, the use of AZT in HAART therapy has decreased significantly. There is one time when AZT is still considered... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Zidovudine (Retrovir, AZT)

...Effects? How Does Zidovudine React With Other Drugs? What Is Zidovudine? Zidovudine (Retrovir) is a drug used for antiretroviral therapy (ART). It was first manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. It is manufactured by ViiV Healthcare. The... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
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am i seroconverting??? petrified....

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
...Someone please read and respond.... on the 14th of march sunday i had what would be called a low risk recieving oral sex from a dancer later noticed i had small cut on penis. That next tuesday I started getting lower stomach cramps followd by... Read more »

Oral Sex causing HIV?

Posted by jinLA, 4 Replies
...really ashamed to say that I am a medical professional when I look back on my recent behavior. I was in China and received oral sex from a massage girl who had what appeared to be a cold with sore throat (also vaginal sex with a condom). This... Read more »

Acute HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...earlier in 2006. I had the encounter and unfortunately did not tell my significant other for about a week and a half. We did have oral sex once or twice during that week and a half time period between the encounter and my confession. We have not... Read more »

Acute Retroviral Infection

Posted by DDS, 1 Reply
...I was just diagnosed last week. My HIV doctor thinks that I am experiencing, based on my symptoms, and Acute Retrovirial Infection. He and I believe that I am very recently infected (July). He said there are some new treatment paths Read more »